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During Medicaid Redetermination, Local Service Providers Push for Smoother Application Process

“You’re going to get conflicting information,” said Plaut, a coordinator at Bread for the City’s medical clinic. “DHS thinks people are insured, but DHCF says they’re not.”

Plaut told The Informer that, since October, he and his colleagues at Bread for the City’s Northwest and Southeast locations have met dozens of clients, many of whom with incomes at 250% or below the federal poverty line, who unknowingly lost their Medicaid coverage or are struggling to renew their coverage.